Re: handling XLink deprecation

Tab Atkins Jr.:
> Why differentiate between href and src here?  Is it to distinguish
> between things that accept url() and those that just accept a URL
> directly?

No it's for consistency with how src="" is used in HTML, for referencing 
external documents to be rendered, versus href="" for all other types of 

But that just made me think: what about <use>?  Is that enough of a 
"reference external thing for rendering" that it should be src=""?  It 
can use URI references, though, and not just whole documents.

Received on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 00:44:59 UTC